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Cash or Credit Cards when Traveling Overseas

In Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On November 19, 2014 0 Comments

Tom from North Carolina is taking his father to Italy and he asked: Should I use cash or credit cards when traveling overseas? And what precautions do I… Read More »

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Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters opens TODAY at the American Museum of Natural History

In North America On November 15, 2014 0 Comments

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of previewing the new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History: Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters, and WOW… Read More »

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Mom’s Favorite Ride at Kings Island Amusement Park

In Mom Videos!, North America On November 12, 2014 0 Comments

Growing up in Mooresville, Indiana, the closest amusement park to us was Kings Island just north of Cincinnati, Ohio (about a 2 1/2 hour drive from home). We… Read More »


Wounded Warrior Son and Mom Receive Surprise Vacation!

In Contest, Interesting Tidbits On November 11, 2014 0 Comments

In honor of Veteran’s Day, I thought this was a really delightful story of a mom and her son. Dreams Resorts and Spas partnered with the Wounded Warrior… Read More »

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Preparing for a Travel Delay – What to Bring with You

In Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On November 4, 2014 2 Comments

Whether you’re flying or driving to your destination (or getting there by some other means), here’s the most important piece of advice I can give you for traveling… Read More »

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Mom answers “when I was your age”

In Mom Videos! On October 30, 2014 0 Comments

In a video posted earlier this week, Mom answered Zailyn Prada’s question “Is this what you expected in your Golden Years?” Mom went on to say “when I… Read More »


GUEST POST: It’s Not Too Late! 5 Places to Visit this Fall

In Guest Posts, North America On October 29, 2014 0 Comments

If you’re yearning for a last-minute trip before things get cold, April Alovera has compiled 5 places to visit this fall! April is an online publisher for The… Read More »

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Assessing your Parent’s Physical Capabilities from Afar

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 28, 2014 0 Comments

Many of us don’t live in the same town where our parents are located so trying to assess your parent’s physical capabilities from afar can be a bit… Read More »

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Mom answers “Is this how you pictured your Golden Years?”

In Random Thoughts On October 26, 2014 0 Comments

Several followers submitted questions for Mom on our Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page. It’s been fun rolling these out over the past couple of weeks. The latest… Read More »

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Happy Birthday Daddy

In Random Thoughts On October 23, 2014 0 Comments

My Dad would’ve been 84 today. He was a great man and a wonderful father. He taught me I could do anything and be anything if I just… Read More »